Mayo Study Highlights How Concurrent NSCLC Mutations May Complicate Genetic Testing Strategies | GenomeWeb

A small Mayo Clinic study has added new data to a growing body of evidence that mutations in EGFR and other genes do occur concurrently with ALK rearrangements in non small-cell lung cancer, although relatively infrequently.

In 25 ALK-positive patient samples, the group found five overall to have a second mutation: one in EGFR, and four in MET.

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